Homecoming (album)

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Homecoming
Album Cover
Album by America
Released 1972
Recorded ???
Genre rock
Length 33 min 06 s
Record label Warner Brothers
Producer America
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com 4 stars out of 5 link (http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&uid=UIDMISS70404112128090409&sql=Ar7uvad6kv8w8)
America Chronology
America in Concert Live
(1973)
Homecoming
(1973)
Hat Trick (album)
(1973)

Homecoming is a 1973 (see 1973 in music) album by America. Acoustic guitar-based, with a more pronounced electric guitar and keyboard section than previous releases, Homecoming helped launch the career of America, and includes one of their best known hits, "Ventura Highway".

Homecoming peaked at #9 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart. The singles "Don't Cross the River" and "Only in Your Heart" peaked at #35 and #62, respectively, on Billboard's Pop singles chart.

Track listing

  1. "Ventura Highway" (Bunnell) - 3:32
  2. "To Each His Own" (Beckley) - 3:13
  3. "Don't Cross the River" (Peek) - 2:30
  4. "Moon Song" (Bunnell) - 3:41
  5. "Only in Your Heart" (Beckley) - 3:16
  6. "Till the Sun Comes up Again" (Beckley) - 2:12
  7. "Cornwall Blank" (Bunnell) - 4:19
  8. "Head and Heart" (Martyn) - 3:49
  9. "California Revisited" (Peek) - 3:03
  10. "Saturn Nights" (Peek) - 3:31

Personnel

  • America - Guitar, Piano, Producer
  • Dan Peek - Guitar, Piano, Vocals
  • Hal Blaine - Percussion, Drums
  • Gerry Beckley - Bass, Guitar, Piano, Vocals
  • Dewey Bunnell - Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Drums, Vocals
  • Gary Burden - Art Direction, Design
  • Henry Diltz - Banjo, Photography
  • Bill Halverson - Engineer
  • Lee Herschberg - Mastering
  • Chuck Leary - Assistant Engineer
  • Joe Osborne - Bass
  • Mike "Clay" Stone - Engineer
  • Gary Mallaber - Percussion, Drums
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